USMAI School “Food Allergy, Primary and Cross Reactive Sensibilization. Aspects in Diagnostics and Therapy of Animal and Mold Allergy”

1st School of 3rd Basic Level “Food Allergy, Primary and Cross Reactive Sensibilization. Aspects in Diagnostics and Therapy of Animal and Mold Allergy”, organized by Ukrainian School of Molecular Allergology and Immunology (USMAI), Clinic of Allergology and Immunology “Forpost” with INUNIMAI support have been held at May 20-21, 2016, in Kyiv, Ukraine. 14 allergists-immunologists and dermatologists from Kyiv, Lviv, Kharkiv, Vinnytsya, Dnipropetrovsk, Kryvyi Rih, Odesa, Zaporizhya and Kherson visited the school. On May 20, 2016, USHMAI tutors A.P. Nazarenko, I.G. Nazarenko, S.D. Yuriev present new information about animal and mold allergy development, its diagnostics, therapy and prophylaxis to school students ending the day with clinical cases of mold allergy and cross reactivity as well. Additionally, students got new information about DAO deficiency in food allergy. The school continues its work next day, May 21, 2016, with the lectures of A.P. Nazarenko, I. G. Nazarenko, I.V. Pshenichnaya and T.R.Umanets considering theoretical questions and applied aspects of primary allergy and cross reactivity, particularly, egg and milk allergy, and utility of ImmonoCAP ISAC in molecular diagnostics of allergy.

All students received USMAI diplomas.

It is worth to note that during two years students of the school succeeded remarkably – according to tests before and after lecture course, average score of students’ knowledge increases more than twice. Such effectiveness of USMAI with growing interest to the latest approaches in allergology among professionals gives an optimistic view to the development of high quality allergy diagnostics and therapy in Ukraine.